This jam is now over. It ran from 2019-05-31 23:00:00 to 2019-07-31 23:00:00. View 22 entries

You hear the pulsing and clanking machines echo through the empty warehouses around you. A shaft of sunlight, shines through the grimy window in the corrugated iron overhead. Dust motes float heavy in the air, you suppress a sneeze. Wouldn't do to alert that thing in the courtyard. On a desk illuminated by the shaft of sunlight, a yellowed old computer whirs. The screen, an ancient CRT monitor flickers. A message in bright green letters in the darkness of the screen says "MAKE A GAME." As you move closer the screen flickers black for a second and a stab of white noise screams from the speakers. The screen now reads "BEFORE IT COMES FOR YOU." Below the text a horizontal line flashes on and off. You sit down in the chair, it's like the ones you used in school, hard plastic fastened to a simple metal frame. You hear shuffling beyond the big rusty garage door that leads to the courtyard. You type "Before what comes for me?" Again the screen goes black and the white noise screams momentarily. The screen now reads "THE THING IN THE COURTYARD." You start trying to type another question, but the screen goes black and the white noise screams and you see the desktop of the computer at home in your room. The only thing out of place is a text file RULES.txt. You shakily double click it and read the following:

  1. DO NOT ENTER THE COURTYARD
  2. YOU HAVE UNTIL MIDNIGHT ON J̡̮̠̙̗̩̲̓̒̊̃͋͊̂ͧͭͭ̋͛͝U̧̢̮͙̟̩̞͍͉͚̹̯̻̱̣͓͍̎͌͑ͣ͒̈̒ͩͤN̶͂̈́ͩͨ̿ͩ̌͛ͩ̎ͭ͋̈̑ͮ̚̚͝͡͏̹̬̬͎͍̗̙͈E̗͈̙̠̰̥̜̦͇̫̪̜͖̞͕ͥ̔ͦ̋̍ͫ͊̍̅̂ͬ͂͂͊ͯ͑ͥ͂͟͢͟͠ ̢̰̰͎͍̙̻̮̼͉͓͇̝͉͕̠ͥͤ̃ͫ̾ͧͮ̍̔͑̇̌͒̋̃́́͞3̲̪̹̺͐̿̃́ͥ̄ͮ̽͐ͦ͛̈̕͘0̸̡̠̮͕͚͖̹͍̲̜̪̱̲͙̈̅ͦͧ̄̽͆̕͟͠Ť̌ͣ͛̍ͤͯ̓̃̊ͦͩͩ̊̓́ͯ̀҉̯̜͔̜̩̞̼ͅH̊ͫͭ̚͟͏͎̮͙ JULY 31ST
  3. YOU MAY USE A GAME YOU'VE STARTED TO MAKE BEFORE
  4. THE MAJORITY OF THE GAME SHOULD BE MADE DURING THE JAM
  5. IF YOU SEEK INSPIRATION THINK ABOUT THE PHRASE "INDUSTRIAL HORROR"
  6. YOUR GAME SHOULD BE LOW REZ. FEATURING LOW POLY MODELS, PIXEL ART, AND POSSIBLY A PIXELATION FILTER IF IT'S 3D
  7. USE WHATEVER YOU CAN TO MAKE THE GAME
  8. THE GAME SHOULD BE SPOOKY
  9. IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS OR WANT TO CHAT TO OTHERS IN YOUR SITUATION LISTEN FOR THE DISCORDANT WHISPERS
  10. STAY AWAY FROM THE COURTYARD

You close the file, the machines surrounding you continue their incessant motions and you begin to work.

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PSX Fantasy Horror.
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PSX First Person Atmospheric Horror.
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Watch the world end around you, you have 6 bullets.
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Race for the FLESHSTEEL God
Racing
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They're waiting for you.
Adventure
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Explore an endless labyrinth of empty and filthy rooms.
Two small games I made to practice the PSX art style.
Stay sleeping.
Platformer
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Short PS1-style horror game.
Adventure
Retro Survival Horror
Survival
A short 2D horror experience following the story of a father looking for his daughter in a run down factory.
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Boxing game within a spoopy mansion.
Fighting
Explore a failing abattoir managed by diseased pumpkins
A game for the Haunted PS1 Summer Spooks Game Jam
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